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Brian "JackBogle" Altman captures maiden WSOP bracelet

13 June 2022

Brian "JackBogle" Altman survived the entire field and claimed the victory of Online Bracelet Event #3: $400 No-Limit Hold'em Ultra Deepstack.

Altman has cashed 70 times and taken home three rings, but this victory is surely one of the sweetest as it comes with his maiden unmatched WSOP gold bracelet. A resident of Boston, MA, Altman was 194th on the all-time money list prior to today's dominating performance. He takes home the $110,662 that comes along with his first-place finish.

Altman outlasted the 1,641 entries that generated a prize pool of $757,440.

Altman came into the final table with about 35 percent of the chips in play and seemed to make all the right moved to continue extending that lead. A key hand developed early in the final table when three premiums were dealt to Chris "Glive" Ginley, Zachary "Kings702" Grech, and Altman. Altman's was the best of the three, with pockets kings against queens and tens. That hand not only eliminated two opponents, but gave Altman more than half of the chips in play.

Once play made its way to heads up between Altman and Eric "Stackattack5" Salazar, it looked as if Altman would continue his smooth sailing to the top spot on the podium. However, Salazar flopped trips when Altman made top pair and evened out the two player's stacks quickly. That was the last time the stacks would be close, though, After that hiccup, Altman turned on the gas and sealed the victory about half an hour later.

Final Table Results
1 Brian "JackBogle" Altman United States $110,662
2 Eric "Stackattack5" Salazar United States $68,397
3 Gianluca "inmyhouse" Speranza Italy $50,218
4 "ninjaG0" United States $37,190
5 "bvays" United States $27,798
6 Sean "Hurricane27" Legendre United States $20,905
7 Chris "Glive" Ginley United States $12,119
8 Zachary "Kings702" Grech United States $15,830
9 Vinny "MrSinister" Pahuja United States $9,392

(Article courtesy of World Series of Poker)

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